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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Glens Falls, New York

 
Clickable Map of Warren County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Warren County, NY (147) Essex County, NY (189) Hamilton County, NY (14) Saratoga County, NY (460) Washington County, NY (149)  WarrenCounty(147) Warren County (147)  EssexCounty(189) Essex County (189)  HamiltonCounty(14) Hamilton County (14)  SaratogaCounty(460) Saratoga County (460)  WashingtonCounty(149) Washington County (149)
Location of Glens Falls, New York
    Warren County (147)
    Essex County (189)
    Hamilton County (14)
    Saratoga County (460)
    Washington County (149)
 
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1New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — “The Spirit of Glens Falls”
From this location “The Spirit of Glens Falls” Hot air balloon Made its maiden flight July 4, 1977 At 7:14 P.M. Adirondack Hot Air Balloon Festival Committee Glens Falls, New York — Map (db m148130) HM
2New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — 18th Separate Company Armory
1895 National Register of Historic Places — Map (db m148660) HM
3New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — City Park’s Development
Today,City Park serves as a hub for recreation and relaxation for residents and visitors to Glens Falls. The park also plays host to several annual events, concerts, and weddings. Historically, the area now known as City Park was once a bustling . . . — Map (db m138815) HM
4New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — Civil War Monument
Lists the names and units for soldiers from the area who died in the Civil War.Map (db m148606) HM
5New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — Cooper’s Cave
Cooper’s Cave is a natural chamber in a small unnamed limestone island at the bottom of Glen’s Falls. The cave is open at both ends, and, as the water rises below the falls, it flows through Cooper’s Cave from the channel on the north side of the . . . — Map (db m148661) HM
6New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — First Presbyterian Church of Glens Falls
Architect Ralph Adams Cram Completed June 9, 1929 This property has been place on The National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m148204) HM
7New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — NY-9 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed Gen. Henry Knox in the winter of 1775-1776 to deliver to Gen. George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston Erected by The State of . . . — Map (db m56840) HM
8New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — Glens Falls AreaHistoric New York
          Where the Hudson River runs eastward before turning south is a series of falls, an obstacle to navigation but also a source of power. These lay athwart the north-south trail between Albany and Montreal. The Queensbury Patent of 23,000 . . . — Map (db m56852) HM
9New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — Glens Falls War Memorial
. . . — Map (db m148127) WM
10New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — Glens Falls/Chepontuc
Glens Falls Although the founding fathers laid out Glen Falls a half mile to the north, their new village flourished at the foot of the hill. Abraham Wing built the first commercial enterprise in 1765, a combination tavern, inn, and store on . . . — Map (db m148702) HM
11New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — Global War on Terrorism
The Global War on Terrorism Monument honors the military service members who served in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and their families who supported them. Their sacrifice will forever be remembered. — Map (db m148686) HM
12New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — Henry Crandall
Born in 1821 into a poor family on the east side of Lake George, Henry Crandell went on to make a fortune as a lumberman. He retired at age 59 and until his death in 1913 he gave generously of his money. Legend has it that Henry Crandell was . . . — Map (db m148783) HM
13New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — History of Crandell Public Library
In 1892, local philanthropist and respected businessman Henry Crandell offered to fund a public library in Glens Falls. Crandell approached Superintendent of Glens Falls City Schools, Dr. Sherman Williams, and donated $2,500 to provide furniture . . . — Map (db m147819) HM
14New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — Korean War Monument
Korean War 1950 - 1953 — Map (db m148687) WM
15New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — Peace and Victory Monument
To those who served in our nation's wars through whose courage and sacrifice came victory and peace — Map (db m148688) WM
16New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — The Battles of Saratoga - 1777Historic New York
          One of the most decisive battles in world history ended with the surrender near here of the British army invading from Canada under General “Gentleman Johnny” Burgoyne in 1777. The defeat ended a summer-long campaign by over . . . — Map (db m56850) HM
17New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — The Church of the Messiah (Episcopal)
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m147758) HM
18New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — The DeLong House
In 1860, Zopher and Catherine DeLong moved to Glens Falls from the Saratoga County town of Day where Zopher had been a farmer, lumberman and proprietor of a general store. They purchased this Glen Street property, with its simple wooden house built . . . — Map (db m147865) HM
19New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — The onetime Dr. James Ferguson Office
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m148326) HM
20New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — Tree of Friendship
September 22, 1988 Francis V. O’Keefe Mayor of Glens Falls Masatoshi Nishimura Mayor of Saga City, Japan Sister Cities — Map (db m148129)
21New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — Weber Furlong1878-1962
One of America’s great and influential artists of the Twentieth Century, Weber Furlong was among the first to champion the modern art movement. The final years of her life were spent in Glens Falls, where she lived and taught near this site at her . . . — Map (db m148128) HM
 
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